Sara Lampe

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Sara Lampe
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 138th district
In office
2004 – present
Personal details
Born (1949-01-05)January 5, 1949
Cassville, Missouri
Political party Democratic Party
Residence Springfield, Missouri
Alma mater Southwest Missouri State University
Occupation Educator
Religion Christian

Sara N. Lampe (born January 5, 1949) is a Democratic Party member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 138 (central Springfield) since 2004. She currently serves as Minority Caucus Secretary. Lampe is term limited by Missouri law from running for a House seat in 2012, and has announced her candidacy for Missouri Lieutenant Governor.[1]

Personal life and education[edit]

Representative Lampe was born and raised in Cassville, Missouri, where her mother was a long-time educator. Following graduation from Cassville School in 1967, Lampe attended Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, earning a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education in 1971, and a master's degree in Elementary Administration in 1976.[2] Lampe has taught in Missouri Public Schools since 1971. She began as a teacher, then spent 19 years as the principal of Phelps Center for the Gifted.

Honors & Recognition[edit]

  • 2010 Evelyn Wasserstrom Award
  • 2008 Committed Statesperson Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • The Missouri NEA-Horace Mann Award by Missouri National Education Association
  • Southwest MASA District Friend of Education Award 2007

Legislative Work[edit]

Lampe began the 2010 Legislative Session with legislation honoring famed Jewish civil rights leader Simon Wiesenthal. She is also sponsoring anti-bullying legislation and legislation aimed at preventing traffic accidents due to text messaging drivers. Representative Lampe serves on the following committees:

  • Budget,
  • Appropriations – Education,
  • Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Utilities


  1. ^ "Lampe officially announces run for Lieutenant Governor". KY 3 television website. February 6, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 
  2. ^ "Sara Lampe biography". Missouri House of Representatives website. 2010. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 

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